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Cody Gillette



Mr. Gillette has grown up in the insurance industry assisting claim management and scoping losses. He has assisted and handled complex agriculture claims in excess of $4 Million already since his career. He also has handled several large complex retail, hotel, and Class A Real Estate losses. He is very familiar in the building trades from Excavation to Finishes.

With a solid background in the agriculture industry, Mr. Gillette not only understands the inner workings of both conventional and organic farming operations but has grown up working these farms. Before coming onto McLaren’s Cody worked for one of the top pork producers in the Midwest managing a Gestation and Farrowing Operation in Wisconsin. He has been involved with day to day farming operations including: Dairy and Beef Operations, Poultry, Pork, Custom Farming, and Specialty Crops. Mr. Gillette has the insight needed in understanding modern-day farming practices and equipment.

Along with farming Mr. Gillette is also deeply involved in the equestrian community and has grown up on the back of a horse competing at both the local and national levels. He understands the difference between farming and equestrian operations. He has a deep understanding of the workings of large equine facilities and breeding operations.

Mr. Gillette is involved with the Agricultural Claims Association.



  • Pork Farrowing/Gestation Loss (USD 5 Million)

  • Poultry Loss (USD 3 Million)

  • Beef Processing (Excess of USD 1 Million)

  • Grain Terminal Fire (USD $500,000)

  • Grain/Hay Terminal Fire (USD 500,000)

  • Equestrian Loss (USD 100,000)

General Insurance:

  • Retail – Excess (USD 1 Million)

  • Class A Real Estate (Excess of USD 1 Million)

  • Multi Complex Residential Housing (Excess of USD 3 Million)

  • Business Personal Property Loss (USD 600,000)

Office Address / Contact Information

1200 Roosevelt Road
Suite 206
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
United States
Local Time: 07:37 am
Local Date: 02 June, 2023

Industry Certification

HAAG – Commercial / Residential Roofing Certification, Level 3 Xactimate Mastery Certification, Pork Check Off Certification, Beef Quality Assurance Certification, Select Sires Artificial Insemination Certification


University of Wisconsin - B.S. in Agricultural Business, University of Wisconsin - B.S. in Animal Science

Additional Expertise

Livestock, Commodities and Grain Storage, Food Processing, Manufacturing & Industrial

Adjuster Experience

4 years 2019